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Special Needs Play Places in NJ

Complete Guide to Play Places with Special Needs Accommodations in NJ

When you have a child with special needs, taking them to fun and exciting attractions can be difficult due to accessibility problems. There are, however, a number of play places, both indoor and outdoor, in NJ with special needs accommodations available. Whether your child has a behavioral disorder that requires the supervision of a trained specialist while they play or there needs to be wheelchair accessibility, you can find it at one of these locations.

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The Bounce Factory Website | 908-647-5867
150 Mt Bethel Road, Warren, NJ 07059  Central NJ
The Bounce Factory Special Needs Play Place In Central NJ
Jump in: Experience, Empower & Explore The Boucne Factory Open Jump Sessions in NJ
The Bounce Factory now offers an engaging therapy group that provides participants with the opportunities for social interaction, controlled sensory experiences and development of motor skills in a fun and supportive setting. While many parents of children with special needs may be hesitant to have their child try a bounce house; they believe that everyone should have the chance to Experience the same activities as their peers, become Empowered to try to new things and enjoy Exploring their environment.

Led by an Occupational Therapist from Kean University, participants will engage in a variety of sensory and motor based therapeutic activities aimed at improving core strength, balance, rhythm, timing and bilateral coordination. Social Interaction concepts such as respecting personal space, making eye contact, turn taking, managing frustrations, teamwork and sportsmanship will also be addressed through natural group play activities.

Jump in is designed for children ages 5-12 and will run one night per week for six weeks. Each session lasts for 1.5 hours from 5:00-6:30pm. The program will be staffed by an occupational therapist, a student and the caring staff of The Bounce Factory. This allows a 1:2 staff to child ratio to ensure a safe environment. An application and screening are also required to know the unique needs of all participants prior to the start of the group.

Educational materials will be provided to support carryover of the activities at home, school or when enjoying the Bounce Factory on your own.

Caring and attentive staff!
Sensory Taekwon-Do Website | 201-374-1213
155 South Washington Avenue, Bergenfield, NJ 07621  Northern NJ
Sensory Taekwon Do Special Needs Play Places In Bergen County New Jersey
Special Needs Martial Arts!
Sensory Taekwon-Do is a unique and innovative martial arts program for children on the Autism Spectrum. Dr. Kerry Escamilla, DC is the Director and Innovator of the program. This 2nd degree black belt is also a neurologist with a background in early childhood spectrum disorders. They offer martial arts classes, physical training, exercise programs, birthday parties and after school activities.

This program is unique because it is designed specifically to accommodate those on the Autism Spectrum. They are also happy to accept children with ADD, ADHD, dyslexia and dyspraxia, as well as those individuals with learning and memory disorders. Sensory Taekwon-Do also offers special classes for adults. Building upon advanced neurological research, their programming stimulates the areas of the brain that incorporate balance, spatial awareness, muscle coordination, strength and working memory. These activities are also designed to engage all five senses. Their dojos are located in Bergenfield and Warwick, NJ.

Check out their birthday parties and after school sessions!
Tiny Tots Therapy Website | 908-380-7715
551 Park Avenue, Suite 4, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076  Northern NJ
Tiny Tots Therapy Special Needs Play Place In Northern New Jersey
Founded by therapists!
The goal of Tiny Tots Therapy is to maximize the independence of life skills in children and adolescents while supporting their caregivers and increasing awareness throughout the community. They guide children through achievable milestones as they provide extensive resources, programming and services. Founded by professional therapists, Tiny Tots Therapy employs the "team model" where the parents and therapist are involved in the therapy process.

This award-winning program features cutting-edge sensory gymnasiums that provide a safe and stable environment for children of all ages. Attend one of their classes, such as "I Can Write," "Superhero," "Yoga Buds" and "Shining Star," all of which are designed to teach students valuable social skills, such as listening, focus, personal space and communication. Their outpatient facilities throughout Northern NJ provide speech, physical and occupational therapy. In addition to these center-based services, Tiny Tots Therapy also offers school-based and home-based services. All major insurance plans are accepted.

Three locations in Northern NJ!
Sky Zone Trampoline Park Website | 973-396-4001
60 Chapin Road, Pine Brook, NJ 07058  Northern NJ
Sky Zone Trampoline Park Special Needs Indoor Play Place In Morris County NJ
Special Needs jump sessions!
Sky Zone Trampoline Park is an indoor trampoline park with locations throughout New Jersey. They are the inventors of "fun fitness." What better way to be active than jumping across wall-to-wall trampolines and foam pits? Experience the weightlessness of bouncing, flipping and jumping.

On the second Monday of every month from 3:30pm-6:30pm, this indoor play place welcomes jumpers with special needs. This session is open to both children and adults with any and all special needs. Their team members are certified by Missing Piece Awareness, Inc. in order to make sure that everyone is having a safe, stimulating and enjoyable experience. During these sessions, noise will be kept to a minimum, capacity will be limited and additional staff will be on hand for the safety and enjoyment of everyone. One caregiver may participate for free with each jumper. Visit the website for further details and to access the online waiver.

Caregivers attend for free!
Social Village Website | 609-924-7080
19 Wall Street, Princeton, NJ 08540  Central NJ
Social Village Special Needs Play Place In Mercer County New Jersey
Resources for kids and teens!
Princeton Speech-Language and Learning Center is committed to helping clients with speech, language, academic, social and communication difficulties. In addition to their services, they have an adjacent 2,500-square foot space called the Social Village, a play place that is equipped with activities, games and technology for individuals 8-23 in Princeton, NJ.

Members of Social Village typically present with a diagnosis of Asperger's, high-functioning autism, ADHD or learning disabilities. Others have no clinical diagnosis but struggle with social issues. Social Village is a warm and welcoming space for individuals with special needs to make friends and gather around common interests, such as LEGO, Minecraft, Magic the Gathering, drawing, sports, video games and even filmmaking. Social Village provides structured indoor and outdoor activities that are designed to help individuals with social skills, teamwork, executive functioning, emotional regulation and flexible thinking. Social Village also offers summer programs, game nights and other special events. Visit their website to learn more.

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